Orange County Coastkeeper is seeking a staff attorney to join its team. The advocate selected for this position will focus on litigation and advocacy in our efforts to protect, enhance and recover water resources in Orange County, the Inland Empire, and Coachella Valley. This is a full-time, exempted position reporting to the Senior Staff Attorney.
Responsibilities: Combination environmental policy and litigation drive. Drawing remark symbols on permits, policies, and the rules of procedure related to water quality and water supply problems. Represent Orange County Coastkeeper and affiliated curricula at administrative enterprise hearings. Facilitate in litigation from investigation through trial, including enlist pleadings, breakthrough, action pattern, etc. Investigate and write subsidies to fund environmental advocacy. Succeed relationships with co-counsel, patrons, and alignment spouses. General solicitor offices for Orange County Coastkeeper and associated programs including Inland Empire Waterkeeper and Coachella Valley Waterkeeper, including review of contracts.
Applicants must admitted to the California bar. Working knowledge of California regulatory agencies. Self-confident in oral advocacy abilities a must. Grant-writing ordeal. Minimum one year prosecution experience with additional 2-3 years of program/ advocacy knowledge opted. Experience with MS4 permits and other NPDES grants opted. Superb research, analysis, writing, and oral advocacy abilities. A commitment to public interest work and a resentment for Orange County Coastkeeper’s mission. Ability to work both separately and in cooperation with other. Learning of the Clean Water Act is preferred. Insight of RCRA, SDWA, and tribal natural resources rule a bonus.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Orange County Coastkeeper is an equal rights employer, highly appraises diversification, and affords promotion opportunities to everyone. Employment decisions are based on merit, diplomata and ability. Compensation corresponding with experience.
If you are interested in and qualified for this position, satisfy send your resume and a flood letter to Sarah@coastkeeper.org, subject boundary “YOUR LAST NAME, Staff Attorney.” If your substances mark a possible coincide for our requirements, we will contact you. Please , no telephone calls or emails to the office regarding this opening. Position open until filled.